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Caregiving Chronicles

News and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and beyond.

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Caregiving Chronicles will present news and analysis on caregiving topics in MetroWest and around the world, in-depth Q&As with experts in fields related to caregiving and updates and announcements about caregiving resources available in MetroWest from CaregivingMetroWest.org Program Director Douglas Flynn.


By Douglas Flynn / May 29, 2018
In our latest Caregiving Chronicles Q&A, we discuss depression and how it can affect both older adults ad their caregivers with Juanita Allen Kingsley of the Natick VNA.

By Douglas Flynn / December 28, 2017
This won’t come as a surprise to anyone who has had to venture out of doors recently, but the region is in the midst of a historic cold snap. Needless to say, it’s time to start thinking about taking some safety precautions to combat the cold, especially if you are caring for an older adult. Here are some of the most important things to consider as the mercury dips further out of sight.

By Douglas Flynn / December 5, 2014
Winter's official start doesn't come until later this month, but the cold weather has already arrived. Learn about the preparations caregivers should make to keep their loved ones safe throughout the winter.

By Douglas Flynn / October 21, 2014
Depression is a serious, but often misunderstood, medical condition affecting many older adults and caregivers. In our latest Q&A, Pamela Fishman, a social worker at the Natick VNA, addresses some of the key issues surrounding this illness.

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